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Mastering Money

Mastering Money is hosted by Certified Income Specialist™ Steve Jurich. Steve’s comments have been seen on MarketWatch, CNBC.com, Bloomberg, and TheStreet.com. Steve is joined on most days by Money Radio favorite Ken Morgan as well as experts and authors from the world of Wall Street and real estate. New episodes published every weekday at 9am PST. Also, an encore show at 6pm PST. Listen every weekday to get a handle on emerging market trends, asset allocation strategies, social security, medicare, RMD planning, tax strategies, estate planning, annuities, life insurance and more!

Today on Mastering Money, syndicated talk show host and money manager Gary Kaltbaum joins us for the Q & A live from New York, but just before that– in the Market Intel segment, we’ll discuss the ripple effect being caused by the Fed raising interest rates and whether or not President Trump is right to complain out loud. We’ll also hear what former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan has to say about Trump. You may be surprised! A truly big show today that you don’t want to miss…MASTERING MONEY is on the air!

There is a huge difference between the way amateur dividend investors and professional dividend investors select stocks. Amateurs look for the highest dividend they can find. Professionals know that to be a serious money trap.  One specialized area of dividend investing is known as Dividend GROWTH investing, where you select only stocks that GROW their dividends every year, resulting in a much higher dividend yield on cost over time. Steve will explain that in detail. Then health insurance and medicare expert Shelley Grandidge joins us for the Q & A. You don’t want to miss today’s show…MASTERING MONEY is on the air!

It only makes sense– the more RISK you take the more can go wrong!  And the more money you keep earning between zero and two percent, the more you will fall backwards. The combination of low rates on safe money and high risk on growth money can be very bad for retirement. Not knowing where else to turn,  some retirees turn to alternative investments–like REITs and private offerings. Today, we’ll provide a  checklist for determining whether or not you should invest in an alternative.  Then commodity expert Terry Shveda with DECADIAN joins us for the Q & A.  You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers! MASTERING MONEY is on the air!

Today on Mastering Money…It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of America’s most popular financial radio programs dedicated to the Stock Market, heard by millions of listeners—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio! After an update of the markets and today’s breaking financial news stories, we’ll take you to an exclusive broadcast of the Motley Fool Money Show–plus a whole lot more you SURELY won’t want to miss! — MASTERING MONEY IS ON THE AIR!

Had you invested $100,000 in 1988 in the pharmaceutical company Johnson and Johnson, and chose not to reinvest dividends, you would have over four million dollars today. If you HAD reinvested your dividends, you would have over NINE million! And, your income would be over two hundred and fifty five thousand dollars in the next twelve months alone–All from a one hundred thousand dollar original investment, adding no other money.  Today, we’ll show you how to put together a workable  plan for financial independence to last a lifetime–even if the market crashes by 50%…MASTERING MONEY is on the air!! 

When the markets tumble, many people are taken off guard and suddenly become aware of risk. So…How much of your nest-egg-money should you be keeping at risk in the stock market at your current age? Some of it? None of it? Half of it? ALL of it? It turns out that risk-rebalancing according to age can make your life more simple, keep your cash flow flowing, and keep your money growing over time!  Today we’ll discuss several rules for determining your proper level of risk, and how to go about building a plan that can weather any financial storm. Mastering Money is on the air!! 

The market appears to be stalling ahead of the mid-term elections—-Democrats will be running on health care, blaming Republicans for Obamacare’s demise. But what is the real story with Obamacare and why is it dying its own death?  We’ll explore some detailed research from John Goodman of the Goodman Institute that clarifies why the system was doomed from the start and is on its last legs–and it has nothing to do with Republicans. Then health insurance and Medicare expert Shelley Grandidge joins us with REAL health insurance and Medicare solutions that can save you thousands— MASTERING MONEY IS ON THE AIR!

Study after study proves it. Retirees who have a pension or some form of guaranteed sustainable lifetime income are more confident, feel more happy, and describe themselves as more financially secure.  Pensions, unfortunately are becoming the exception rather than the rule for many people retiring today.  Today we’ll explore an opinion by Walter Updegrave, a regular columnist for Money Magazine, who provides a surprising solution for retiring with far more security than ninety percent of Baby Boomers! Don’t miss it–MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!